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An Assessment of the Growth Opportunities and Constraints in Zambia’s Cotton Industry
(Asian Journal of Business Management, 2014-02-15)
The main objective of this study was to assess the major opportunities and constraints in Zambia’s cotton industry. The study found that the cotton sector has considerable potential to contribute to growth and employment in ...
Transaction costs and smallholder household access to maize markets in Zambia
(Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics, 2013-09)
After liberalization of the Zambian economy, farmers were faced with the responsibility of finding the right buyers, negotiating prices and delivering produce leading to them incurring transaction costs. This study aimed ...
Assessing the Feasibility of Implementing the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) through an Electronic Voucher System in Zambia
(Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute ( IAPRI), 2012-04)
A number of problems plague the current Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP), including: late delivery of inputs; distribution of standardized inputs that may not be appropriate for all agro-ecological zones or soil types; ...